Childrens Homemade Ornaments - Made from Items Found in Nature
Children's Homemade Ornaments - Nature Made
Our love for Christmas often starts in childhood, and rightly so, as it is such a huge part of our history, families and traditions. Ornaments are lovely to bring out this time of year of course, because we decorate our trees with them and more. Children's homemade ornaments are often among the most loved, the favorites so often, because they were made with the hands of a child.
Putting creativity into ornament making, can be a neat thing for children. I have my own memories of painting Christmas Ornaments and little porcelain figurines with my Aunt Donna, when I was a young girl. Its one of my favorite memories with her. What a gift to give to a child, the ability to make an ornament with some gathered items.
This hub is celebrating some children's homemade decorated ornaments. The base for many of these is a slice of wood from the small trunk or larger branch of a tree. Isn't that a neat way to recycle a tree? I loved the idea. Most of the items here can be found in the great outdoors. There are a few colored wooden beads I think, maybe some evidence of a marker here and there, or pieces of pasta. All are organic, but most are direct from nature. How very sweet is that?
The monkey one may be a favorite, but then I hesitate because I love them all. During the holidays this year, why not venture out for even a few minutes, collect some pieces of different things from nature, and create some homemade ornaments for Christmas? Even if you don't celebrate Christmas, you might want to make decorations for another holiday, or just for fun.
Enjoying time with children, creating memories and just having fun, is a huge gift you can give to a child. As you can see here, there are some that are not perfect, even far from it, but that is part of the point. Its what they want to do, whatever they think looks nice or good. They will never be this age again, so enjoy these precious years. We have often put the name and date on the backs of such homemade ornaments, so we never forget who made it and when. Joys to treasure, for years to come!